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Therapy Services

Therapists at Memorial Health System work every day to help adults, children, and adolescents reach their recovery goals and get them back to the activities they love – with less pain and improved function. Whether you need outpatient or inpatient therapy services, our team of licensed therapists is here to support you all along your therapy journey.

Our therapists are highly-trained, licensed health care professionals who are committed to helping you reduce pain and improve mobility. No matter how old or new the injury, our team is here to teach you how to overcome or best manage your condition as well as reduce further risk of re-injury. We work closely with your primary care doctor or other referring provider to follow their standard of care, while also customizing a treatment plan that meets your needs.


Conditions We Treat

Our experts are highly experienced in providing therapy services for a wide array of conditions. We first consult with you to understand your health history, current challenges, and goals. Using that information, we create your therapy plan, involving you and your family at each step of the way. 

Conditions our physical therapists treat

Our physical therapists provide care for a full array of conditions, including:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Cancer
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Concussion
  • Headache
  • Huntington’s disease, or HD (genetic brain disorder that can cause problems with movement, mood, and thinking)
  • Limited range of motion
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular dystrophy (group of muscle conditions that causes problems with mobility)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Pelvic floor disorder
  • Problems with dizziness and balance, including vertigo
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Urinary incontinence

Conditions our occupational therapists treat

Our occupational therapists provide care for a full array of conditions, including:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Arthritis
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Brain injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Chronic pain
  • Diabetes
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Problems with balance
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Vision challenges

Conditions our speech therapists treat

Our speech therapists provide care for a full array of conditions, including:

  • Aphasia (trouble understanding or speaking language)
  • Apraxia of speech (trouble pronouncing common words correctly)
  • Brain injury or brain surgery
  • Cognitive (thinking) problems
  • Cancer
  • Cleft palate
  • Dementia
  • Developmental speech disorders
  • Dysarthria (weakness in the muscles that leads to slurred speech)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Receptive (understanding other people) and expressive (being understood by others) language challenges
  • Stroke
  • Stuttering
  • Swallowing disorders, such as dysphagia

Conditions our pediatric therapists treat

Our physical therapists provide care for a full array of conditions, including:

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Childhood apraxia of speech
  • Cleft palate
  • Down syndrome and other genetic syndromes
  • Feeding and swallowing disorders
  • Fine motor skills delays
  • Gross motor skills delays
  • Head injuries or spinal cord injuries
  • Oral motor dysfunction
  • Receptive and expressive language disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Sensory processing disorders
  • Spinal bifida
  • Stroke
  • Stuttering or fluency disorders
  • Torticollis (condition in babies that affects the neck muscles, causing the head to tilt to one side)
 

Locations

  •  
    Athens Therapy Services

    20 University Estates Blvd, Suite 120
    Athens, Ohio

  •  
    Belpre Therapy Services

    1804 Washington Boulevard, Suite E
    Belpre, Ohio

  •  
    Frontier Shopping Center

    158 Gross Street
    Marietta, Ohio

  •  
    Sistersville General Hospital

    210 South Charles Street
    Sistersville, West Virginia


Services We Offer

The first step in therapy is a one-on-one, comprehensive evaluation session. During this appointment, our therapists thoroughly evaluate your current condition. They then use that data to create a customized plan of care specific to your needs and goals for pain reduction, improved mobility, and function. When it comes to your care plan, you provide input each step of the way. 

Physical therapy (PT)

Our physical therapists offer the full range of physical therapy services, including:

  • Concussion rehabilitation
  • Dry needling (works to reduce muscle pain and improve mobility)
  • Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, or IASTM (specialized type of soft tissue massage)
  • Industrial services for return to work and pre-work screenings
  • Sports-related injuries, in partnership with Sports Medicine
  • Vestibular (balance) therapy
  • Neurodevelopment treatment

Occupational therapy (OT)

Our occupational therapists are highly-trained, licensed health care professionals who work with you to help you gain or regain function and independence in your activities of daily living (ADLs). Depending on your unique needs, your OT care plan may include some combination of the following:

  • Driving evaluations and behind-the-wheel training
  • Household and money management skills
  • Oncology survivorship programs
  • Self-care
  • Visual deficits

Speech-language pathology (SLP)

Our speech-language pathologists are highly-trained, licensed health care professionals who are committed to helping you reduce pain and improve mobility. Depending on your unique needs, your SLP care plan may include some combination of the following:

  • Improving voice resonance (intensity and clarity of speech)
  • LSVT® LOUD services (strategies that improve communication) for Parkinson’s disease
  • Oncology survivorship programs
  • Strategies to help improve attention, memory, planning, problem solving, and thought organization
  • Skills needed to return to school or work following concussions and brain injuries
  • Social communication
  • Treatment for swallowing disorders, including VitalStim® (electrical stimulation)

Pediatric therapy

Our goal of pediatric therapy is to improve the general functioning and independence of your child, so that they are able to reach their full potential. We use play-based therapy to address developmental delays and other disorders and emphasize parent/guardian education and involvement in therapy.

Each child receives an individualized treatment program, with these activities being reinforced at home and at school when appropriate. We provide physical, occupational, and speech-language therapy services for children.


Why Choose Us

Expert, fully dedicated team

Our therapists are experts in their fields and possess advanced clinical skills. They have undergone extensive training and receive ongoing education, so you can be sure you’re receiving leading-edge therapy. Our team is proud to offer world-class therapy services packaged with kindness and endless support.

Focus on whole-person, family-centered care

Our team is committed to providing excellent therapy services to every patient and family we serve. We are passionate about helping all members of our community live their best life possible. We work daily to be better at what we do and feel obligated to offer the best quality therapy services that rival any large metropolitan area.

Offering the latest in treatment options

We care for you with the latest treatment options in all types of therapy we offer. For example, our physical therapists use EksoNR, a robotic exoskeleton that helps guide a patient’s movement with precision, improving overall recovery time, increasing step counts, and tapping into muscle memory to aid rehabilitation. Learn more.


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